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snick

1. a knot in thread, etc.
2. Cricket
a. a glancing blow off the edge of the bat
b. the ball so hit
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The six-speed auto box snicks the ratios in hard and fast and you need to use left-foot braking for best effect.
"With a little more luck and some snicks going to hand instead of into gaps, we could have actually made a close game of it.
If Andrew Strauss wins the toss and fields then he will be hoping for plenty of snicks from England's in-form pace attack.
Rather than a stop pin to serve as a blade stop, Reeve has ingeniously used ambidextrous thumb studs to do the job, and these have rubber O-rings to serve as "shock absorbers" when the blade snicks into the open position.
Snicks and snippets of commercials and pop music (John Cougar, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan) can barely be made out through the static.